EJS5000EN - Advanced Introduction to Environmental Justice

Course description

This advanced course expands on previous content to the feasibility of current advances in technology, science and law. Feasibility studies are presented by the professor and then students perform studies for careers in Environmental Justice Advocacy.

How this course benefits students

Students are challenged to present their views of racial discrimination history and environmental remediation in seminar form. In this way, the dynamics of the course benefit the students and the professor with awakened moments of cooperative development.

Why this course is important

This course is important because it forms the foundation for a career as an Environmental Justice Advocate. This is an emerging career and students are given valuable information and skills that enable advocacy of minorities and low income groups.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Environmental Justice
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Opponents of Critical Race Theory fail to understand that Jesus died for all mankind. To be clear: “America is not a racist country”, Biden. However, "one bad apple spoils the whole bunch" and there is racism in environmental justice and this course marches to 1 John 2:2.

Missionally driven

Coming to the aid of environmentally afflicted communities with a new and novel method to identify their health costs and corresponding remediation costs in order to alleviate and/or eradicate their suffering is the cornerstone of this program of justice advocacy.

Contextually informed

This course informs students of the evolving career of Environmental Justice Advocate. The context is technological, scientific and legal.

Interculturally focused

This course focuses on minorities and low-income groups such as indigenous peoples around the world. These communities are widely different in their cultures and advocates tailor make their support to these different cultures.

Practically minded

This course is practical because it applies evolving technological, scientific and legal analytical methods to minister to people and their respective communities.

Experientially transformed

The student is transformed experientially by all the above to become an Environmental Justice Advocate.